After a year of digging and sucking, they’ve finally begun construction of a new apartment complex on a part of Colindres that is basically quicksand. Twice daily the tide comes in and the ground around the area gets saturated with water. The pipes they’ve buried underneath will have to be pumping pretty much around the clock, I think. I certainly wouldn’t buy anything built on that land.
And the photo below is what the quicksand no-man’s-land meadow behind this tower looked like when I photographed it in April 2005.
Have a jolly weekend.